Prognosis of sporadic resected small (<= 2 cm) nonfunctional pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors - a multi-institutional study


Sallinen V. J. , Le Large T. T. Y. , Tieftrunk E., Galeev S., Kovalenko Z., Haugvik S., ...More

HPB, vol.20, no.3, pp.251-259, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.hpb.2017.08.034
  • Title of Journal : HPB
  • Page Numbers: pp.251-259

Abstract

Background: Malignant potential of small (<= 20 mm) nonfunctional pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (sNF-PNET) is difficult to predict and management remain controversial. The aim of this study was to assess the prognosis of sporadic nonmetastatic sNF-PNETs.